The world of the rich and famous is one that most of us can only imagine. While we cannot bask in the glory of such a world just yet, we have television and social media to inform us about the lives of our favorite millionaires and billionaires. Today I am going to introduce you to the top ten richest heirs and richest heiresses in the world.
This brother sister team are heirs to the Virgin group throne. With dad Richard Branson talking about retirement, the pair is set to inherit a four billion dollar business. The Virgin Group is home to Virgin Mobile, Virgin Media, Virgin Access, and Virgin Trains. The company is doing it all, and the duo is said to be inheriting it all the way to the bank.
Coming in at number two is Paris Hilton. Heir to the Hilton brand she has made a name for herself in pop culture. After a steamy tape hit the scenes, the heiress and socialite began to gain popularity. Paris’ grandfather has said that she disgraces the family and does not intend to leave much to her. A star in her own right, Paris certainly earns enough for herself and does not need her family’s money.
Versace Versace Versace. Even though you may not be able to afford it, we all know the name. Allegra Versace inherited $700 million of Gianni Versace’s estate. The heiress was Gianni’s niece. At the age of only 26, Allegra sits on the board of directors.
Jennifer, Rory, and Phoebe Gates are set to inherit 10 million each from their dad Bill. With his net worth reaching $80 Billion, it has been reported that he will give most of his wealth to charity.
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Aerin is set to be worth half a billion dollars. She inherited the Estee Lauder cosmetics company. Not only does the heiress sit on the board of directors, she also worked for her millions, overseeing big name accounts and making media appearances.
Dell is a household name. Heir to the Dell PC fortune, these children’s father founded the PC company, and today he is worth over $15 billion. The pair isn’t just banking on daddy’s billions though. Zachary is holding his own as a co-owner of Children’s Sports Camp in Dallas, TX.
The next billionaire heir is Brett Icahn. His billionaire father, Carl founded Icahn Enterprise. Brett’s father is the 25th richest person in the world with a net worth of $24 Billion. His dad is already putting him to the test, giving him access to over $3 billion in capital from Icahn Enterprises.
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The little heirs to the google fortune are next on our list. Both co-owners of google are worth $30 billion dollars each. Larry Page and Sergey Brin both top the list of the richest people in America at number 12th and 13th. With the search engine answering most of our burning questions; it’s no wonder why they made a fortune. They are truly geniuses.
Next on the list is Travis Knight. The 40 year old is heir to the Nike fortune. While his father’s entrepreneurial spirit earned the family a fortune, Travis isn't just living off dad. No, Travis is not only an animator, but he is a film executive. The exec launched his stop-motion animation film studio in 2005.
We all enjoy a great tasting chocolate bar from time to time. The Mars Corporation has brought about our favorites like Twix, and Uncle Bens. Along with great tasting treats, Mars has acquired billions. Not only do the Mars children have billions in funds behind them, they also take on serious roles. From trustee of the U.S. Equestrian team to supporting historical preservation projects, the siblings are doing it all.